Origin : English (Rare),
Pronunciation : PIE-ə-tee ,
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Additional information Piety:
From the English word meaning "piety, devoutness". This was a rare virtue name used by the Puritans in the 17th century.
Definition funny of Piety:
n. pi|e|ty n. pl. pi|e|ties 1. The state or quality of being pious, especially: 1a. Religious devotion and reverence to a deity. 1b. Devotion and reverence to parents and family: filial piety. 2. A devout act, thought, or statement. 3. A position held conventionally or hypocritically; a statement of such a position: "...the liberated pieties of people who believe that social attitudes have kept pace with women's aspirationsï¿½" (Erica Abeel).
"Conferred upon me for the piety Which to my country I was judged to have shown." -- Milton
Being devoted; Especially in religion. It can also mean devotion and reverence to your parents.
I exhibit piety with every devout act, thought, or statement I make.
The ascetic's piety was something to adore.
devotion motivated by fear, paranoia, and/or percieved possibility of selfish personal benefit
Songs about Piety:
Between Piety & Desire by Gill Landry from the Album Piety & Desire
Hail, thou White Cross, the highest sign of piety (Military Order of Malta) (arr. P. Breiner): Sovereign Military... by Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra from the Album The Complete National Anthems of the World (2013 Edition), Vol. 9
The Piety Of Self-Loathing by Crowbar from the Album Symmetry In Black
Saint Nicolas, Op. 42: His Piety and Marvellous Works by Philip Langridge from the Album Britten: St. Nicolas / Christ's Nativity / Psalm 150
Sham Piety by Nightrage from the Album Insidious
01-Piety.Aiff by Michelle Neves from the Album Michelle Neves
Ancient Piety by Autostar from the Album Retrofitting the Future
Books about Piety:
Piety's Wisdom: A Summary of Calvin's Institutes with Study Questions by J. Mark Beach (Aug 20, 2010)
Piety & Politics: The Right-Wing Assault on Religious Freedom by Barry W. Lynn (Oct 3, 2006)
Piety and Power: The World of Jewish Fundamentalism by David Landau (Jun 1, 1992)
The Foundation of Communion with God: The Trinitarian Piety of John Owen by Ryan M. McGraw (Oct 6, 2014)
Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject by Saba Mahmood (Oct 23, 2011)
Mobilizing Piety: Islam and Feminism in Indonesia by Rachel Rinaldo (Sep 18, 2013)
Holy Communion in the Piety of the Reformed Church by Hughes Oliphant Old and Jon D. Payne (Apr 1, 2014)
Movies about Piety:
From Piety to Plenty: A Documentary on Dharmasthala Unrated -
Wiki information Piety:
In spiritual terminology, piety is a virtue that may include religious devotion, spirituality, or a combination of both. A common element in most conceptions of piety is humility.
In Confucian philosophy, filial piety is a virtue of respect for one's parents and ancestors. The Confucian classic Xiao Jing or Classic of Xiào, thought to be written around the Qin-Han period, has historically been the authoritative source on the...